Physical Therapy -> Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutritional therapy, under the supervision of a physical therapist, addresses the appropriate nutritional intake and eating patterns of patients. It is important to address nutritional concerns in physical therapy when there is a recovery period after an injury or if an individual is gaining new functional expertise.

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Reference links

  • Nutrition and Physical Therapy Author: American Physical Therapy Association - Nutrition can directly affect recovery and function while an individual is under a physical therapist's care. Thus, PTs should be concerned with and address nutritional intake and eating patterns of their patients and clients.